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Point of View
“New and improved” Torah? Doesn’t exist,Irreformable,“New and improved” Torah? Doesn’t exist

By Rabbi Moshe Grylak zt"l

Profiles
Rabbi Harry Berkowitz went from riding shotgun with transit police to serving as chaplain for the MTA.

By Barbara Bensoussan

Magazine Feature
A sparkling child growing up in Boro Park. But then difficulty in school. Shattered self-esteem. Rehab. All along Malky’s ...

By Yisroel Besser

Jewish Geography
Senate panel passes bill that would punish Palestinians for terror funding,Justice for Taylor Force,Senate panel passes bill tha ...

By Omri Nahmias

Jewish Geography
but Hardly Out,Incumbent mayor not wildly popular, but faces little competition,De Blasio Is Down, but Hardly Out,Incumbent ...

By Jacob Kornbluh

A Few Minutes With
Former head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission on the many political tools that can be employed against North Korea ...

By Tzippy Yarom

On Site
While the neighborhoods have changed, old Cincinnati still echoes with the imprint of Rav Eliezer Silver

By Yosef Zoimen

LifeLines
Many of the guys in my high school belonged to local gangs. Gangs afforded protection; if you wore the gang colors, ...

By C. Saphir

Voice in the Crowd
The term “chavrusa tumult” is intriguing

By Yisroel Besser

Normal Like Me
“I don’t want to be ‘back to normal’! ” Tzadok insisted. “I have a mission. I was given a gift! I won’t destroy ...

By Ruti Kepler

Outlook
Just a kidney stone’s throw away,Joining the Fraternity of (Minor) Sufferers,Just a kidney stone’s throw away

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Sister Shmooze
This Schmooze reminds us of the challenges and joys of keeping kosher in what is, yesterday and even today, a world ...

By Emmy Leah Stark Zitter and Marcia Stark Meth and Miriam Stark Zakon

Grab the Reins
“Why,” I asked, “do we continue with certain behaviors but not others? Because they served us well at some point in ...

By Shoshana Schwartz

LifeTakes
There’s something to be said for sitting on a couch in a snood and slippers as ladies totter by, all dressed up

By Libby Rubinstein